Meaning of BREEZE in English

BREEZE

/ briːz; NAmE / noun , verb

■ noun

1.

[ C ] a light wind :

a sea breeze

The flowers were gently swaying in the breeze .

A light breeze was blowing.

2.

[ sing. ] ( informal ) a thing that is easy to do :

It was a breeze.

IDIOMS

see shoot verb

■ verb

[ v + adv. / prep. ] to move in a cheerful and confident way in a particular direction :

She just breezed in and asked me to help.

PHRASAL VERBS

- breeze through sth

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 16th cent.: probably from Old Spanish and Portuguese briza NE wind (the original sense in English).

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.